As Ekstraklasa (full name since 2011 T -Mobile Ekstraklasa, by main sponsor T-Mobile) is the highest Polish football league. In the 2012/13 season playing 16 teams for the championship in Poland.
Today's Ekstraklasa was founded in 1927 and discharged from 1928 to 2005 under the auspices of the Polish Football Association ( PZPN ). League sponsor from 2004 to 2005, the Polish mobile operator Idea, which was later renamed Orange, after the Polish Football League from September 2005 to May 2008 was called Orange Ekstraklasa. Since 2005, the corporation contributes Ekstraklasa SA newly established responsible for the league play.
- 4.1 Master
- 4.2 Scorers
- 4.3 League Records
- 4.4 Players with most goals in the Ekstraklasa
- 4.5 player with the highest stakes in the Ekstraklasa
The first league games were played in Poland already in 1920, but the first season could not be completed due to the Polish-Soviet War. By 1927, the master was determined in a tournament, which was attended by the winner of each district leagues. As this system came primarily at the Lemberger associations with resistance, this called together with other clubs on March 1, 1927, an independent football league to life, in which, independently of the Polish Football Association, the Championship was held. On 18 December 1927, the association gave in and recognized the new league system. The only significant association that remained at the time in the structures of the association was KS Cracovia, but the 1928 also joined the new football league.
The founding members of the Polish football league were:
- Wisła Kraków
- 1.FC Katowice
- Warta Poznan
- Pogoń Lviv
- Legia Warsaw
- Club Turystów Lodz
- ŁKS Lodz
- Polonia Warsaw
- Czarni Lviv
- TKS Thorn
- Hasmonea Lviv
- Ruch Chorzów
- KS Varsovia
- Jutrzenka Krakow
16 teams compete in the regular season in return round against each other. For a victory, there are three points for a draw and one point for a loss no points. After the regular season, the league is divided: the top eight teams advance to the championship round, the other eight clubs playing against relegation. The teams will be credited here, half of the points scored in the preliminary round ( half points are rounded up ). In the finals will each discharged a single round, so that at the end of the season, each club has completed 37 games.
Overview: athletic skills
- Winner: participation in the second qualifying round of the Europa League
(Updated: June 10, 2013)
The scorers of the last 15 years:
Player with the most goals in the Ekstraklasa
Player with the most stakes in the Ekstraklasa
UEFA five year ranking
Position in the UEFA five year ranking ( in parentheses the last year placement). The abbreviation CL and EL countries behind the coefficients indicate the number of representatives in the 2014/15 season of the Champions League and the Europa League.
As of the end of the European campaign of 2012/13